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EHS students charged in robbery

Suspects include homecoming queen, two-sport athletes GREENVILLE — Three Easley High School students were arrested recently in connection with a More »

Under the big top

Circus coming to Pickens By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com PICKENS — Get ready — the circus is coming to More »

Meals on Wheels, Lions Club join forces

Pickens County Meals on Wheels and the Liberty Lions Club came together on Saturday to raise money and awareness with More »

Hagood Mill gets grant

Rep. Davey Hiott presented a check to Pickens County Council member Wes Hendricks on Saturday at the Hagood Mill Historic More »

Youth shooters place in final competition

The S.C. DNR Youth Target Sports program just finished its last shooting competition for this season, and three high school More »

A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

Pickens visits the Emerald Isle By Dr. Thomas Cloer, Jr. Special to The Courier Cead mile failte! Literally, in the More »

 

EHS students charged in robbery

Suspects include homecoming queen, two-sport athletes

GREENVILLE — Three Easley High School students were arrested recently in connection with a Greenville armed robbery.

According to a news release from the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Tyrese Omari Deshaun Bradley, 17-year-old Quenten Jamal Phillips and 18-year-old Brinae

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Circus coming to Pickens

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — Get ready — the circus is coming to town.

The Bargain Exchange Flea Market will host the Lewis & Clark Circus next week.

The circus will hold three shows, with one show on Monday evening and two shows on Tuesday.

The Monday show kicks off at 6 p.m., and the Tuesday shows will be at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The “American Tradition Under the Big Top” promises all

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Holly Springs Center unveils summer schedule

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — A crowd came out Sunday afternoon to learn

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Holly Springs Center chair Abby Baker greets the crowd at the public buy-in meeting held Sunday afternoon at the former elementary school.

more about plans to convert a former elementary school into a center for the arts.

The Holly Springs Center board hosted a “public buy-in” meeting at the former Holly Springs Elementary School to share the vision for the former elementary school site.

They weren’t there to rehash the past or to talk about the closure of the school, which many in the Holly Springs community disagreed with.

“We all in here know that there were some difficult decisions made,” Holly Springs

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Official: County budget proposal cuts positions, not employees

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

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COUNTY — Putting together the proposed fiscal year 2016-2017 budget has been challenging for Pickens County staff.

County officials spoke to county employees and others during a special “State of the County” event held March 14 at the

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Clark: Investments will protect county officers, residents

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

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COUNTY — Sheriff Rick Clark knows that Pickens County’s new jail comes with a large tab, but he said the new detention center “is vital and it’s needed.”

Clark spoke about the new jail and other issues during a special “State of the County” event held for county employees and the public last week.

“My main thought over and over again is for our detention officers,” Clark said of the new jail. “We’ve got great people under a lot of stress. And the danger that they’re put in day after day, night after night, you

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Meals on Wheels, Lions Club join forces

Pickens County Meals on Wheels and the Liberty Lions Club came together on Saturday to raise money and awareness with a pancake breakfast and diabetes walk in Liberty. The event began at 8 a.m. at the McKissick Center in Liberty.

Hagood Mill gets grant

Rep. Davey Hiott presented a check to Pickens County Council member Wes Hendricks on Saturday at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center for a grant that will help pay for the construction of a new Appalachian Culture Center at the site. Other county council members watched as Hiott presented the $130,000 check on behalf of the state of South Carolina’s Parks and Recreation Department.

 

Theatrical studio to open in Pickens

PICKENS — International mask and movement theatre artist Doug Berky has relocated to Pickens.

The Berkshop is a new working theatrical studio and mask-making center in the heart of historic downtown Pickens.

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EHS Student Council sweeps annual statewide awards

EASLEY — High school student councils from across South Carolina attended the S.C. Association of Student Councils (SCASC) annual state conference at Cane Bay High School in Summerville.

Of note, Easley High School student council leaders were

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King breaks records

Keyshawn King, a junior from Liberty High School, took home two gold medals and set two meet records at the Foothills Track Classic at Byrnes High School on March 18. He won the triple jump with a jump of 46-3.75, which beat the previous record of 45-0. He also won the long jump with a jump of 22-2, which beat the previous record of 21-8. His jump of 22-2 was also a personal record.

 


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